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Smoky Mountain Calendar of Events

Browse through the Smoky Mountains events calendar and discover area events and festivals in the Smokies.

The Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg calendar of events presents what is going on in the Smokies during your Smoky Mountain vacation.

We have found popular events in the Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville area of the Smokies and listed them below to save you time and help you have an even better trip to the Smoky Mountains. You can search for events by date, season and keyword. The Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge area has something for everyone!

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May 24, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024

United Tastes of America at Anakeesta

Stop by Anakeesta to check out this new event celebrating the tastes of various food and drink from across the country! Plus, you will be able to enjoy live music, decorations, and more at t...

Jun 15, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024

Dollywood Summer Celebration

Incredible days, spectacular nights. Dollywood’s Summer Celebration is just that: a time to celebrate making memories with family at a place everyone enjoys! Enjoy special summer entertain...

Jul 01, 2024 - Jul 31, 2024

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales returns this summer to entertain Gatlinburg visitors! Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance festival featuring costumed musical performers, dancers, ...

Jul 04, 2024 - Jul 04, 2024

Gatlinburg - First Independence Day Parade in the Nation

Gatlinburg’s award-winning Fourth of July Midnight Parade will kick off at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 4. The parade will start at the intersection of East Parkway and Baskins Creek Bypass,...

Jul 04, 2024 - Jul 04, 2024

Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta

Come out to enjoy Gatlinburg's most exciting race of the summer as unmanned floatables speed down along the Little Pigeon River. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the race begins at 1 p.m. ...

Jul 04, 2024 - Jul 04, 2024

Patriot Festival

Patriot Festival is back! Pigeon Forge will mark Independence Day with the city’s annual fireworks display. Event Cost: FREE Visit website for more details!

Jul 04, 2024 - Jul 04, 2024

Gatlinburg Fireworks Finale

Join the celebration in downtown Gatlinburg to go out with a bang on Independence Day with a spectacular 20-minute firework show starting at 11:00 p.m. from the Gatlinburg Space Needle. Spec...

Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair - Summer

The Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair hosts Artisans and Craftsmen from all over the nation. Two hundred booths with unique and one-of-a-kind handmade products are beautifully displayed inside f...

Jul 15, 2024 - Jul 18, 2024

Arise Youth Conference

ARISE YOUTH CONFERENCE, a ministry of CT Townsend Evangelistic Ministries, will emerge on the Great Smoky Mountains to enjoy the Best. Week. EVER! Teenagers and young adults from all across ...

Jul 20, 2024 - Jul 20, 2024

Penguin Pajama Party at Ripley's Aquarium

Come enjoy a night of fun activities and sleep with the penguins at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies!

Jul 26, 2024 - Jul 26, 2024

An Evening with Randy Travis

Come out for the Full Life Tour featuring Randy Travis, James Dupre, with special guest Lee Newton.

Jul 27, 2024 - Jul 27, 2024

Smoky Mountain Bigfoot Conference

Come meet Bigfoot enthusiasts, experts, and even skeptics at this all-day event that examines the legend of Bigfoot!

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